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  • Senior Lunch Menu — April 2, 2017

    The breakfast and lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers, with 2 percent milk served with all meals. Menu for April 3 to April 7.

    MONDAY
    Breakfast: Potato and egg burrito with cheese, and salsa
    Lunch: Lasagna, garden salad with dressing, mixed vegetables, garlic bread, and yogurt

    TUESDAY
    Breakfast: Cereal, and bagel with cream cheese
    Lunch: Baked ham, stuffing, green beans, dinner roll, and fruit cobbler

    WEDNESDAY
    Breakfast: Pancakes, sausage, yogurt, and orange

  • Noticias - April 2, 2017

    Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    • Want company and a free meal? Comedor offers free meals to all ages from 4:30 to 5:10 p.m. on Mondays at the senior center. Free transportation available for persons 60 and older by calling 425-9139. Comedor also offers a free meal for all ages from 4:30 to 5:10 p.m. on Tuesdays at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish Hall on the Plaza.

  • Que Pasa - April 2, 2017

    4.2.2017
    SUNDAY

    11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Hermit’s Peak Watershed Alliance is hosting a volunteer planting day at La Placita Fire Station in Gallinas. For more information, call Lea Knutson at 425-5514 or 505-617-1360.

    4.5.2017
    WEDNESDAY

    10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    Carnegie Library Story Time takes place in the children’s area of the library. All programs are free and open to the public.

    4.6.2017
    THURSDAY

    7 p.m.

  • Editorial Cartoon - April 2, 2017
  • Climate policy is essential

    The following editorial appeared in The Washington Post on March 28.

    Under President Barack Obama’s leadership, the world finally began addressing one of the greatest challenges human beings have ever faced, a multi-generational struggle to keep the planet temperate and accommodating to human life.

    President Trump’s move to rip up Mr. Obama’s climate policies are beyond reckless. Children studying his presidency will ask, “How could anyone have done this?”

  • Beth Speaks for Herself - Lost and found

    By Beth Urech

  • Just a Thought: Living a full life by losing your breath

    By Rick Kraft

    Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. How often do you have moments that leave you breathless? Consider this as an alternate method of measuring your life.

  • Editorial Roundup - April 2, 2017

    Dallas Morning News (March 28) on efforts to overhaul Obama-era health insurance law:

    Just about everyone in Washington wants to move on from last week’s big standoff over Republicans’ failed attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

    That’s understandable, maybe, but it’s also deeply cynical. The health care plan has always needed improvement, and for six years Republicans refused to tweak it, preferring to use its shortcomings as a political rallying cry.

  • Mora’s mariachi group performs at concert
  • Mora Senior Lunch Menu — April 2, 2017

    The lunch menu for the Mora/Wagon Mound Senior Centers, with coffee and milk served daily.

    MONDAY
    Fidelos con carne, salad with dressing, mixed vegetables, flour tortilla, and orange-pineapple mix

    TUESDAY
    Chicken fettuccine, carrots and peppers in
    margarine, garlic bread, and pears

    WEDNESDAY
    Philly steak sandwich, french fries, broccoli, and cantaloupe

    THURSDAY
    Pork asada, buttered new potatoes, hominy, flour tortilla, and strawberry shortcake

    FRIDAY